Re: Another phonological extreme, was: Nine
|From:||Danny Wier <dawier@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, July 20, 2000, 7:38|
--- Rob Nierse <rob.nierse@...> wrote:
> Once I did a little study on Circassian, because I was thrilled by
> I still remember the teacher being enthousiastic when he returned
> fieldwork: he had founda phoneme not yet discovered before: I believe
> it was c^' and was in a word that meant "picking up from the ground
> in the saddle of a riding horse".
> Most found him weird for being enthousiastic about discovering a
> But I understood him.
You should see Starostin's reconstruction of Proto-Northwest Caucasian!
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